Meet Our Admissions Staff

If you want your educational experience to reflect more of who you are in mind, body, and spirit, then Ananda College is a perfect place for you. We encourage you to explore all that we have to offer and possibly come visit our campus in the future. If you have any questions or want to learn more about Ananda College, feel free to give us a call or send us an email and we will be very happy to answer your questions. On behalf of the admissions team and the Ananda College community, we wish you all the success in your college search and in your daily living!
Rasheid Light
Rasheid Light has worked in the enrollment management field for over 10 years. Prior to his time at Ananda College, Rasheid was an Associate Dean of Admissions for Lewis & Clark College and served as Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Oregon. In addition to experience with recruiting students, Rasheid  has extensive experience with managing collaborative partnerships for K-18 higher education initiatives that include expertise in relationship management and community outreach. Rasheid taught 9th Grade English in Tennessee before moving to Oregon in 2008. Rasheid has been with Ananda College since September 2013 and currently serves as the Director of Admissions and Recruitment.

Email: rasheid@anandauniversity.org
Phone: (503) 985-0030

Ashima Sipser
Ashima Jennifer Sipser has worked in business administration, management, human resources and training roles over the last 25 years within a variety of industries including high tech, executive recruiting, venture capital and entertainment.  Whether working in cross-functional teams in a project management capacity, training adult learners in corporate management practices, or supporting senior executives, consulting partners and board directors in their daily business activities, Ashima has a strong service orientation and collaborative style.  Ashima joined Ananda College in January 2013, to support the college administration, faculty and students with systems and processes to help us grow and offer our programs to growing student body.

Email: jsipser@anandauniversity.org
Phone: (503) 985-0030